Algerian Calm in Arab Tumult Threatened

Algerian Calm in Arab Tumult Threatened

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Angry youths rioted across Algeria in early 2011. The government responded first with riot police, then with higher wages and subsidies that have kept the country largely quiet ever since and left President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s National Liberation Front firmly in power.